Volkan Özenci, M.D., Ph.D., received his medical degree in Turkey. He was awarded a Ph.D. in immunology from Karolinska Institutet. He is currently an Associate Professor and senior consultant in Clinical Microbiology at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Özenci’s research interest focuses on improvement of
clinical microbiological diagnosis of severe infections. His lab has long experience in development, evaluation and implementation of rapid diagnostic methods. In recent years, Dr. Özenci’s group has published a number of significant studies on novel diagnostic tools for infectious diseases. He has led several clinical studies in collaboration with other centers and the industry.